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    Sale 2820

    Old Master and 19th Century Art

    6 May 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 83

    Jacob Elias la Fargue (Voorburg 1738-after 1778?)

    The 'Koorn Moole Buiten Den Lijtsen Dam'

    Price Realised  

    Jacob Elias la Fargue (Voorburg 1738-after 1778?)
    The 'Koorn Moole Buiten Den Lijtsen Dam'
    signed and dated 'J.E. la Fargue, 1756' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    52.3 x 63.7 cm.


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    Provenance

    Gerard Hoet, The Hague, before 1760, with pendant.
    Anonymous sale; G.C. Blanken, The Hague, 25 August 1760, lot 196, as J.E. la Fargue (Dfl. 31 to van Baalen).
    Anonymous sale; Bosboom, The Hague, 4 June 1800, lot 64, as J.E. la Fargue (Dfl. 5.5 to Rigters).
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 3 August 1973, lot 227.


    Literature

    G. Hoet, Catalogus of naamlyst van schilderyen, The Hague, 1770, p. 234, no 186.


    Exhibited

    The Hague, Haagse stadsgezichten 1550-1800. Topografische schilderijen van het Haags Historisch Museum, 1991-2, no. 42, p. 47, fig. 56.
    The Hague, Meesters en Molens. Van Rembrandt tot Mondriaan, 2007, no. 71.